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Trump's State of the Union address yields most tweets ever

The Democratic rebuttal, delivered by Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., focused on divisive language and identity politics . What immediately struck me after the ...


Government shuts down for 2nd time in 3 weeks

The new budget bill would raise military and domestic spending by nearly US$300 billion over the next two years. Such debt limit votes are usually enormous ...


Egypt begins security operation against 'terrorists', army spokesman says

Egyptian troops and the police have been put on "maximum alert" ahead of a comprehensive military operation against terrorism "at all strategic fronts", said Ta...


Japan public grade school under fire over costly Armani uniforms

A minimum set - a navy-blue jacket and matching pants or a skirt, a long sleeve shirt and a hat - would be more than twice the price of the current uniforms. Go...


Russian athletes 'hugely disappointed' with International Olympic Committee verdict

As punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang to do so a...


Iran Says It Can Discuss Other Issues If Nuclear Deal Successful

He further pointed to regional developments and said, "Numerous threats in the region are endangering the interests of both Iran and Turkey and other Muslim...


Trump signs budget deal

The Senate had passed the spending package hours earlier in a 71-28 vote. Trump, in announcing he had signed the legislation, contended it will help the USA m...


Scrutiny of nominations in Nagaland and Meghalaya; Polls on 27 Feb

The Congress on Tuesday came out with its list of 23 candidates for elections to the 60-member Assembly. The nominations can be withdrawn before February 12. ...


Congress Passes Budget Deal, Gov't Re-Opens With Trump Signature

The budget agreement would raise spending limits allowable under the Budget Control Act to cap discretionary military spending at $700 billion for fiscal year 2...


Major Senate Budget Deal

In another sign of the Republican-controlled Congress' inability to get basic work done, the House in a 245-182 vote sent to the Senate a temporary spending...


Supreme Court Releases Majority Opinion in Redistricting Case

Exactly what that means isn't clear. "I don't sit here and say this is the ideal solution but we're trying to do the best we can", Drew Crompton, chief of sta...


Panel Dismisses 47 Russians' Appeal To Be Allowed Into Winter Olympics

Preview: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday participated in the Olympic torch relay, hours ahead of the opening ceremony...


DFP remembers Afzal Guru, Maqbool Butt

Most of the separatist leaders had either been kept under house arrest to thwart protests. Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat, both, were hanged to death for carryin...


Dem Senator's Ties to Russian Oligarch Earns 'Wow!' From Trump

Trump argued Steele's dossier, which was funded in part by Hillary Clinton's campaign, was the main piece of information used to gain a warrant to spy on one ...


Shore Capital Reaffirms "Not Rated" Rating for Ocado Group (OCDO)

It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. As per Thursday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Barclays Capital maintained Ocado Group pl...


Rand Paul Causes Brief Government Shutdown

The House vote marked the end of the shortest shutdown on record . "I will be supporting the bipartisan deal that increases total defense spending so that ...


European Union negotiator Michel Barnier warns Brexit transition period 'not a given'

He said: "It is important to tell the truth - a United Kingdom decision to leave the single market and to leave the customs union would make border checks unavo...


Japan, US confirm pressure on North Korea

Pence said, "The United States-Japan alliance is the cornerstone of peace, prosperity and freedom in the Indo-Pacific region". At the start of a six-day visit...


Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Among the destroyed facilities this week was a surgical hospital in Kufr Nubl, a town 34 kilometers south of the provincial capital, that served an estimated 15...


Champagne orders review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Human rights groups accuse the police of carrying out illegal killings, staging crime scenes and falsifying reports, a charge they deny. The Crown corporation...


White House Senior Staffer Resigns After Domestic Abuse Allegations

In a follow-up statement , Kelly said, "There is no place for domestic violence in our society". "They were informed by one of his wives a year ago". Outlets i...


Russian anger after US-led coalition in Syria strikes pro-Assad fighters

Syria has accused Israel of launching air raids on military positions near the capital Damascus , saying the attack showed its support for "terrorist organisat...


New poll shows support for Trump at a new high

Half of voters, 50 percent, say the probe is legitimate, compared to 42 percent who called it a "political witch hunt", a description Trump has used. 56 perce...


Russian Federation 'should intervene' between Israel and Iran-backed militias in Syria

Among them was the young daughter of Abu Raad, a shell-shocked man from Eastern Ghouta . "Please break up all gatherings and clear the streets", blared an an...


House Oversight Committee opens investigation into USA Gymnastics following Nassar scandal

In an interview with CNN , Raisman, one of over 260 women who have reported being molested by Nassar, said Geddert's inaction was a symptom of the Americ...


With early morning votes, Congress ends overnight government shutdown

Senate leaders are confident they have enough votes to pass the bill in their chamber, but due to protocol surrounding scheduling votes, if Paul's hold isn't re...


Iran: Samsung must apologize for gift ban against Olympics athletes

Asked about what they have prepared, one cheerleader said, "You'll find out. But we'll see what happens". The goal of this North Korean "charm offensive", of ...


Energy Security, Infrastructural Investments Will Be Top Priority During PM Modi's Visit

We enjoy vibrant multi-dimensional ties with the countries there. Modi's Palestine visit comes just six months after his ground-breaking visit to Israel , an...


Winter Olympics: S.Korean President to meet N.Korean delegation

Earlier Thursday Cho Yong Sam, a senior Pyongyang foreign ministry official, was quoted as saying the North had "no intention" of meeting U.S. authorities dur...


Hundreds missing and 4 killed in Taiwan after massive quake

Asked if the repatriation of the body has been processed, Charmaine Aviquivil, executive director at the DFA-Office of Public Diplomacy said the team from MEC...


Naked Alaska Airlines passenger taken for psychiatric examination

The plane then returned to Anchorage, where the Federal Bureau of Investigation and police were waiting at the airport. According to the passenger, after the ...


Senate leaders announce budget agreement, hike in Pentagon spending

Trump came out in support of the deal reached by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., emphasizing the...


Images from military parade show rare glimpse of North Korean nuclear arsenal

North Korea has held a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of its armed forces, just one day before South Korea hosts the opening ceremony of the 20...


EPS for Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Expected At $

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $24.05. First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. MGE Energy, Inc. (MGEE) has risen 26.70...


Kruse defiant in wake of harassment report

The report revealed new instances of what it said was misconduct by Kruse against a member of the House, a third female senator, two law students who used to ...


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